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Téa Ivanovic of Immigrant Food on the Cause Casual Restaurant Mission

Interview with co-founder and COO of Immigrant Food Téa Ivanovic about their 3-pillar mission, retaining quality employees, and enhancing media exposure the right way.

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10 Inspiring Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes on Leadership and Purpose

A look back at Martin Luther King Jr.'s words of wisdom.

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Reducing the Cancer Burden in Black Communities: The Role of Education and Investor Support

Black people are more likely to die from cancer than other racial group, yet there is significant underrepresentation of Black healthcare providers, scientists and advocates who can help to facilitate earlier cancer detection and better health outcomes.

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Why Companies Want to Be Known as 'The Brand That Cares'

Marketing isn't nefarious or a dark art, but companies can use it as such to misrepresent themselves.

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How Diversity Helped Bring My Company Together

By allowing employees a safe place to discuss social justice and providing training on how to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace, we have been able to create a better workplace for everyone.

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Here are 4 Proven Strategies to Champion LGBTQIA+ Beyond Pride, All Year Long

Every June, organizations and corporations recognize Pride by hanging up rainbows, changing logos and making donations, but support for the LGBTQIA+ community shouldn't stop there.

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More Companies Have Designated Juneteenth a Paid Holiday (Updated)

As the Senate passes Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, corporations including Best Buy and National Grid join a growing list of businesses who've recognized the occasion in the wake of George Floyd's death.

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Meet the New CEO Laying Groundwork for Corporate Equity Just In Time for Juneteenth

Sandra Quince was named a diversity-and-inclusion coalition's first-ever CEO days before the anniversary of George Floyd's death and a month before Juneteenth 2021, and the symbolism and opportunity are not lost on her.

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Employee Activism Is on the Rise. What Does That Mean for Companies?

In the wake of a tense political climate, employees are more vocal than ever about issues in the workplace.

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Is the Future of Business Going to Be as Diverse as We Think?

Veteran diversity consultant Dee C. Marshall has worked with everyone from members of Congress to tech-policy makers to make sure the answer is "yes," and she tells us whether we're getting close.

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Why Are Venture Capitalists Still Funding Mostly White, Male Entrepreneurs?

A virtual roundtable discussion with three architects behind the recent, revealing "Diversity in U.S. Startups" report.

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Black Women Entrepreneurs, Not Banks, Helped Me Keep My Company Going During the Pandemic

The wisdom of pioneers like Madam C.J. Walker serve as a blueprint for how fellow small-business owners can be the key to your success.

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8 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read About Dismantling Racism in Business

Great books to help leaders better understand issues of social inequality and to inspire positive action.

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'Shark Tank' Star Daymond John to His Younger Self: 'Get the Hell Out of Here!'

The FUBU founder and VC discusses his new, celebrity-studded livestream event to boost support for black- and minority-owned businesses. And how he thinks his younger self would do in a pitch meeting.

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A Brief Guide to Letting Black Entrepreneurs Be Entrepreneurs

If you want to make the business world more inclusive and equitable, stop seeing Black founders as a cause worth supporting and start viewing them as the innovators and difference-makers they already are.